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Expressions of sympathy on the late former TD Jackie Healy Rae were heard in the Dáil on Wednesday, nearly five years after his death. File photograph: Eric Luke

Lunchtime on Wednesday in Leinster House. The corridors are quiet. Leo Varadkar is still in the chamber answering routine questions about his departm(...)

A stretch of the old rail line between Youghal and Midleton which is to be turned into a greenway. Photograph: Denis Minihane

The allocation of €8 million by the Government towards the €15 million cost of a greenway in east Cork has been welcomed by local politicians. Mayor (...)

Tyrion will end up as king Evan McGuigan, Dublin This season has been mostly enjoyable so far and I am still intrigued to see where it all goes, but (...)

 Welsh flag: the political landscape has changed irrevocably since 2009, creating room for a more defined and closer relationship between Dublin and Cardiff. Photograph: Thinkstock

Nearly 10 years ago, the then Welsh first minister, Rhodri Morgan, described the decision of the Government to close the Irish Consulate in Cardiff as(...)

Former FAI CEO John Delaney pictured this week after a meeting with the board of the FAI. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The bunting will be out next Saturday in Castleisland for the official opening of the much-anticipated Georgie O’Callaghan Park. But will John Delane(...)

Sports Ireland ceo John Treacy  at the Oireachtas committee.

An external investigation into the finances of the FAI will include an examination of expenses claims by former chief executive John Delaney and other(...)

Minister of State for  Sport Brendan Griffin speaking at the Sport Ireland announcement on funding for 2019. Photograph:   Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Minister of State for Sport Brendan Griffin has suggested that Niall Quinn will have to persuade the FAI to endorse his proposals for improving the Ai(...)

Garda checkpoint at Kilmainham, Dublin 8. Senior Government Ministers last week raised concerns about the increased number of drink-driving checkpoints being rolled out. File photograph: Tom Honan

An Garda Síochána has the Taoiseach’s “full support” in enforcing drink-driving laws, he told the Dáil as he defended legislation brought forward by M(...)

US president Donald Trump with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the White House following a presentation of a bowl of shamrock. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Government Ministers and representatives will visit more than 50 countries over the St Patrick’s Day festival in what will be a final pre-Brexit promo(...)

Minister for Sport Shane Ross came under fire last year for allocating €150,000 to the fee-paying Wesley College.

Projects in Minister for Sport Shane Ross’s constituency are to receive almost 5 per cent of the total allocation of State funding in the latest batch(...)

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